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Kydland, Finn E.

Born: 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Norwegian
Categories: Economists


Norwegian economist in US.


1968 - Earned a B.S. from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).


1973 - Ph.D. in economics from Carnegie Mellon, dissertation: Decentralized Macroeconomic Planning.


         - Returned to NHH as an assistant Professor.


         - Alexander Henderson Award, Carnegie Mellon.


1977-2004 - Joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University where he served as a Professor of Economics.


He joined the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


1978 - Moved back to Carnegie Mellon as an Associate Professor.


1982-1983 - John Stauffer National Fellowship, Hoover Institution awardee.


2004 - Awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.


       - 2004 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (shared with Edward C. Prescott), "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles".





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